Murphy Makes Progress but Loses Title of ‘America’s Greenest Governor’ in New Jersey LCV’s Environmental 2022 Report Card   While he has made significant progress in the clean energy space, Governor Murphy has lost his title of “America’s Greenest Governor” in a progress report card released today by the NewContinue Reading

Governor Hochul Announces Launch of $30 Million Pre-seed and Seed Matching Fund Program

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of the $30 million Pre-Seed and Seed Matching Fund Program, which will offer early-stage start-up companies $50,000 to $250,000 in growth assistance which they will match with funds from private sector co-investors. The program will support the development of businesses in high-growth industries and theContinue Reading

Governor Hochul Announces Start of Adult-Use Cannabis Retail Sales

Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that sales of legal, regulated adult-use cannabis will start on December 29 at a dispensary in Manhattan, operated by Housing Works, the nation’s largest minority-controlled HIV/AIDS service organization and largest community-based HIV/AIDS service organization. The non-profit, based in New York City, operates a range ofContinue Reading

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December 14, 2022 Video available at: 40 Initiatives Offer Roadmap for Future, Including Five Focus Areas for 2023 to Make NYC Best Place to Work Action Plan Goals Include Reimagining 24/7 Commercial Districts, Shortening Commutes to Work, and Generating Inclusive, Future-Focused Growth Plan Builds on Recommendations Crafted by 59-MemberContinue Reading

Governor Hochul Announces $52 Million in Awards for Regional Clean Energy Hubs to Connect New York Communities with Clean Energy Resources

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $52 million in awards to establish 12 Regional Clean Energy Hubs to serve as centers of outreach, awareness, and education in regions across New York State and help foster residents’ participation, especially those in underserved or otherwise disadvantaged communities, in New York’s clean energy transition.Continue Reading

Josh Shapiro gives a victory speech to supporters at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center on Nov. 8, 2022 in Oaks, Pennsylvania. Shapiro defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano. Credit: Mark Makela/Getty Images

A settlement of criminal charges against a gas driller that admitted contaminating drinking water in a rural Pennsylvania town suggests that Josh Shapiro will adopt a tougher enforcement policy on the energy industry when he becomes governor in January,  environmental advocates say. They welcome a plea deal announced last weekContinue Reading